Posted 13, December 2020 - 0 min read
Byauthor-avatarDayana Deschamps

Prep Time: 10 minutes; Cook Time: 20-25 minutes; Yield: 2 members (6 yucca patties)


  • 1 large yucca

  • 1 can of salmon

  • 1 teaspoon paprika

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • A dash of dry rosemary

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 Tablespoon coconut oil


To Prepare the Yucca Patties

  • Begin with


    . Then, grate it using a cheese grater and transfer to a bowl.

  • Now, open the can of salmon and strain the liquid solution. Transfer the fish to the bowl of grated yucca.

  • Next, add the paprika, garlic powder, dry rosemary leaves to the bowl, and season with salt & pepper. Mix well.

  • Divide the mixture into 6 equal parts and shape them to form 6 palm-sized patties.

To Cook the Yucca Patties

Step 1: Place a wide skillet on the stove over medium temperature. Drizzle the coconut oil (1 tablespoon) and let it warm up for 10-15 minutes.

Step 2: Add the prepped 6 yucca patties to the skillet without overlapping. Flatten each patty and cover with a lid. Cook for around 10 minutes on each side until golden. (*Covering the skillet with a lid helps cook the yucca patties faster)

Step 3: After about 20 minutes when both sides of the patties are golden, remove the lid, and let them crisp up.

Finally, once they are crispy enough you can take them out on a plate. Serve the crispy yucca patties with hummus and enjoy.

Salmon Health Benefits

The wild-caught salmon is considered to be the best quality fish. It is loaded with omega-3 fatty acids, calcium, & Vitamin D. It comes from a BPA-free can lining that saves the fish from toxin exposure.

Salmon contains the hormone calcitonin that aids in balancing the minerals & collagen present in human bones & its surrounding tissues. Consuming this fish can improve brain function extensively as it helps fight off depression, reduce anxiety, and slow down memory loss in the elderly.

Thus, Salmon is a delicious winter food to include in the daily diet and naturally solve mood swings/problems.